Artist’s book, 5 x 6 ½ inches, November 2020 Single section case binding structure, bookcloth for cover is made with dyed and repurposed Roberta Roller Rabbit tunic, pages are made with archival Okawara paper, woodblock prints on endsheets and spread on Kitakata paper Buddhism and meditation have helped me feel grounded in hard times. There […]
Candace Williams and I collaborated on this print featuring her poem “Black Sonnet”. We used a paper lithography process for it’s inky textures—to bring it from the digital space to paper. We made three variations of this print. Singing Saw Press will distribute copies of this print in a limited edition portfolio of broadsides called PARALLAX. Last […]
Sahar Muradi and I’s collaborative prints will be exhibited at Bethany Arts Community. The exhibit will run from May 12 through June 10, 2018. “Salaam Alaikum” is a series of monotypes drawing lines from Muradi’s eponymous poem, which is concerned with how daily greetings take on new tenor in times of war. Here, greetings in […]
These prints were produced for the Red Eye | Black Tie event at Amherst College. I was invited to make prints for the Queer Resource Center (QRC). After talking with the students at QRC I realized they should participate in making prints for their center. The term queer is slightly different for each person who […]
Visual Poetry Tent at Emily Dickinson’s 🏠 Part of Of Soil and Tongues Some say goodnight—at night— 1739 Some say goodnight—at night— I say goodnight by day— Good-bye—the Going utter me— Goodnight, I still reply— For parting, that is night, And presence, simply dawn— Itself, the purple on the height Denominated morn.
I had the fortune of teaching a screenprinting workshop at Women’s Studio Workshop’s 2017 Summer Art Institute. My workshop was titled, Visual Poetry. While I was there I witnessed WSW’s talented interns make things happen. Shout outs to Serena Hocharoen for assisting me in the printshop. And El Horsfall for putting this video interview together.
Poison, written by Nadia Anjuman in the Summer of 2001 in Herat, Afghanistan. I letterpress printed her original Farsi poem alongside an English translation by Diana Arterian and Marina Omar in September, 2015. I printed this to honor all the women who have been murdered in Afghanistan and beyond in misogynist societies. To read more of […]
This screenprint is an ode to Sister Corita Kent. I made it in June at Women’s Studio Workshop.It is in reference to this print of her’s:tender be – part one – sr. william, 1964Learn more:tender be – part one – sr. william archived at Harvard Art Museums with Inscriptions and MarksAn Artist Who Sees Holiness in Wonder […]
Join me at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for Love Speaks: A Day of Art and Poetry from the Muslim World. Sunday May 11, 2014.